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DraftKings – Hot Carrasco Sauce Goes With Everything

I see you. Yes you. The one in the back who watches Hentai. I'm going to kindly ask you to leave. I know where you're taking this title and I'm not having it. Go enjoy your bukkake fetish somewhere else, m'kay? Thanks. Now that we got rid of THAT crowd...hey wait, where did everybody go? Seriously, THAT was a majority of my readership? I guess I'm big...
Via Razzball
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twins 4, Indians 1: Bats go silent as sweep chance goes by the board

This is what is so frustrating about our Indians. Here they are, winners of seven of nine, going for a sweep of the Minnesota Twins with their ace Corey Kluber on the mound and the offense can’t even muster a single scoring chance outside of a solo blast from Zach Walters. Despite the 4-1 loss at Target Field, the Tribe still won another series and that is what is important right...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher’s (brutal) season comes to an end

Is age catching up to Nick Swisher? The Tribe first baseman was evaluated on Tuesday and was found to have medial meniscus wear in both of his knees. Less than 24 hours later, Swisher will undergo arthroscopic debridement surgery to repair the chronic pain. He will subsequently miss eight-to-ten weeks for recovery, effectively ending his 2014 season with the team. Swisher was...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clevinger Happy for New Teammates and Organization

It started out like most other days on August 7 for Michael Clevinger. The former fourth-round draft pick from Seminole Community College—by way of The Citadel—was at the ballpark going about his business when the news came. “I actually thought I was in trouble at first,” Clevinger said. “I was doing my routine—I came in a couple hours before the game to do my lifting—then...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Ryan Raburn to DL

The Cleveland Indians improved to 63-61 on the season following a 7-5 win last night over the Minnesota Twins. Trevor Bauer allowed five runs in the first, but an 11-hit offensive attack lead by Yan Gomes, who went 3-for-4 with a home run, sealed the win for the Indians. On the injury front, the Indians placed outfielder Ryan Raburn on the disabled list with a sore wrist. #453699796...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Bauer, Anderson, Fiers

You couldn’t have scripted a worse beginning of the game for Trevor Bauer. The first five batters reached base – four on hard hit balls (two doubles, one single, and a home run) and the other via the walk. For the first five hitters he wasn’t commanding the fastball and Twins hitters were not fooled by the splitter down and out of the zone, which led to a lot of hitter’s...
Via Baseball Professor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomes, Holt and Bullpen Overcome Early Deficit; Indians 7, Twins 5

As a thunderstorm swept through northeast Ohio, cable and satellite dishes may have made Tuesday night’s Indians’ game even harder to believe. Because if your satellite cut out after Trevor Bauer allowed five runs in the first inning to Minnesota in the first six hitters, it may have been quite a surprise to find out the Tribe chipped away against Kyle Gibson to come back and...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Storylines: Cleveland locks up Atchison for 2015

In this MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @ajnicholsIBI. Here are the stories from Tuesday, Aug. 19. Tribe News The Indians agreed to a one-year extension with veteran reliever Scott Atchison. The new contract...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Holt returns to replace Raburn

When Tyler Holt was optioned back to Columbus, Terry Francona said that the outfielder would be back at some point this season. It ended up being two days later. Before Tuesday's game against Minnesota, the Indians placed Ryan Raburn on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to yesterday and recalled Holt. Raburn, who is on the DL for the fourth time in his Major League career...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians extend Scott Atchison

He came to camp as a 38-year old non-roster invitee hoping to hang on for one more season in the sun. By May, he was not just a fixture in the pen, but a favorite of manager Terry Francona. Now here we are in August and Scott Atchison, the bullpen’s jack of all trades, has received a contract extension. He will toil in the pen in 2015 with a club option for 2016. “Old-Man Atch”...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Second Thoughts: Indians continue to lack consistency

Consistency Nowhere to be Found Inconsistency is the only thing that’s been consistent with the Indians this season. Their latest feat has been the offense’s struggles to back a starting pitching staff that has pitched well of late. It wasn’t much more than a week ago where the big question was where the team was going to find starters to complement Corey Kluber. Then they...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Corey Kluber auditions for ‘True Detective’

Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber has been seemingly unhittable since the All-Star break. The team's ace has posted a 0.76 ERA since the Midsummer Classic. But he also possesses another hidden talent that many fans and analysts alike may not know about—acting. Kluber is known for his stoic, all-business demeanor when on the mound, which has drawn comparisons to Rust...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Kluber has been dominant for the Cleveland Indians

Corey Kluber has been an elite pitcher since the All-Star break, and has fanned at least 10 batters in four of his last six starts. The Cleveland Indians are a team that has been fighting for their playoff lives for the past couple of weeks. Just when the team looks like they have waved the white flag, they find a way to string together a collection of victories. A main reason for...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Remain Cautious(ly Optimistic) with Carrasco in Rotation

The Cleveland Indians have been starting a pitcher in their rotation that looks like Carlos Carrasco the last two times through the rotation. Physically, he looks like the pitcher the Indians traded for in July 2008 and promoted to their big league roster as early as September 2009, but once the ball leaves his hand, it hasn’t looked much like the previous parts of the last five...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The WAR Room: Ramsey surging in Columbus

The WAR Room is back again, bringing you the 2014 advanced stats for every Cleveland minor leaguer. After looking at the pitchers last week, today we focus on the hitters. Of course, it is always important to keep context in mind, just like with scouting. A pitcher who is old for his level using that experience to succeed against young, inexperienced hitters must be taken with...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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